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Mettingen Haus Telsemeyer 3
Tüötten Museum in Telsemeyer House in Mettingen
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Coordinates 52°19′0″N 7°46′50″E / 52.316667, 7.78056Coordinates: 52°19′0″N 7°46′50″E / 52.316667, 7.78056
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Münster
District Steinfurt
Mayor Helmut Kellinghaus
Basic statistics
Area 40 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation 74 m  (243 ft)
Population 12,105 (31 December 2010)[1]
 - Density 303 /km2 (784 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate ST
Postal code 49497
Area code 05452

Mettingen is a municipality in the Steinfurt District, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.


Mettingen is situated approx. 25 km east of Rheine and 20 km west of Osnabrück.

Neighbouring placesEdit

Neighbour villages of Mettingen are Recke in the west, Neuenkirchen, (Lower Saxony) in the north, Ibbenbüren in the south and Westerkappeln in the east.


The production side of the frozen cakes manufacturer Coppenrath & Wiese is based in Mettingen.

Notable personsEdit

The founders of the textile company C&A, Clemens and August Brenninkmeyer, were born in Mettingen. Also Annika Suthe, participant of the 2004 Summer Olympics (javelin throw) was born there.

Honorary citizensEdit

  • Clemens Brenninkmeyer (1932)
  • Franz Brenninkmeyer (1969)
  • Theodor Kersting (1973)
  • Josef Wiese (2005)


External linksEdit

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Mettingen. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

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